We all know the stories of how a little word of direction or encouragement offered to a youngster at the right time points him or her in a direction that results in a life that ends up affecting millions for good.
Are you like the late Robert Kennedy who said “some people see things as they are and ask why. I see things as they might be and ask why not?”
Take a moment to reflect on this. Who, with a kind word or a little encouragement, made a difference in your life?
When, with a helping hand, did someone help you over the hump as it were, and on to a place where you were then able to help someone else over their hump?
It is so easy to complain and ask why something is this way or that and to ask why doesn’t someone do something about this or that.
Jesus said: “seek and you will find; ask and it shall be given unto you; knock and the door shall be opened unto you.
When is the last time you asked God to put someone in front of you who just might be at a place in their lives where a helping hand, or a word of encouragement or direction might make a huge difference in their lives?
That is, of course, if you want to make a difference in someone else’s life.
If you do, don’t complain, don’t ask “why doesn’t someone do something about this or that?”
If you believe that Jesus is who He said He was then all you have to do is ASK, SEEK, and/or KNOCK, and HE WILL answer. Sometimes in ways you would never have imagined.
OH! REALLY? Hmm….
P.S. Oh, it will make your day.